Former US Davis Cup captain Pat McEnroe assessments constructive for coronavirus
NEW YORK: Davis Cup-winning former US captain Patrick McEnroe mentioned Tuesday he has examined constructive for coronavirus however is feeling effectively and not has signs.
The 53-year-old youthful brother of seven-time Grand Slam singles champion John McEnroe mentioned in a video posting on Twitter that he was examined at a drive-up facility in Westchester County, the New York suburb the place a significant outbreak occurred.
“I got some minor symptoms 10 or 11 days ago,” McEnroe mentioned. “My take a look at simply got here again constructive. I simply bought it this morning.
“That’s the bad news. The good news is I feel fine. My symptoms have passed and I feel really 100%.”
McEnroe, talking from the basement of his home, mentioned he and his household had been self-quarantined for greater than two weeks and suggested others to do the identical as a security measure.
“Let’s nail this thing,” McEnroe mentioned. “I’m an example of someone that has been able to fight through it and I’m doing absolutely fine.”
McEnroe thanked effectively wishers later, tweeting, “So So touched by ALL the messages of support.”
McEnroe received his solely ATP singles title in 1995 at Sydney. He captured a Grand Slam doubles crown on the 1989 French Open alongside compatriot Jim Grabb.
He was captain of the 2007 US Davis Cup squad that beat Russia 4-1 within the last at Portland, Oregon.